Lake County invites tourism businesses to apply for funding; hosts learning session
Release Date: June 18, 2018
TAVARES – The Lake County Economic Prosperity Office of Visit Lake will host an application learning session for the tourism Capital Projects Funding Grant program at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17 at 20763 U.S. Highway 27, Groveland.
The program, which is funded through the Lake County Tourist Development Tax, allows local organizations owned and operated by not-for-profit organizations and open to the public for recreational activities, cultural events and performances, to apply for funds for capital infrastructure projects that will enhance Lake County as a tourist destination.
Applications are due Friday, August 24 by 5 p.m. with the first preliminary hearing scheduled for 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8 and the second hearing set for 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29. Both hearings will take place at the Lake County Administration Building Board Chambers, located at 315 W. Main St., Tavares.
There are no guarantees that applicants will be awarded funding. Even though a project may qualify, decisions regarding the award of the funds and the amount awarded are at the sole discretion of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners.
To obtain an application for the Capital Projects Funding Program, or for more information, contact the Office of Visit Lake at 352-742-3918 or visit https://lakecountyfl.gov/agencies/economic_prosperity/visit_lake/capital_projects_funding_program.aspx
Lake County media contact:
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851